Gabrielle Tozer is the author of Young Adult novel, The Intern, and the upcoming Faking It (Jan 2015). She is currently blogger-in-residence over at Inside a Dog. Here, she shares her top ten Children’s and Young Adult books:
1. Tomorrow, When The War Began – John Marsden
2. Puppy Fat – Morris Gleitzman
3. Hating Alison Ashley – Robin Klein
4. Two Weeks With The Queen – Morris Gleitzman
5. Puberty Blues – Kathy Lette + Gabrielle Carey
6. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
7. It’s OK, I’m Wearing Really Big Knickers! – Louise Rennison
8. Living With Leanne – Margaret Clark
9. Harry Potter series – J.K.Rowling (sorry, cheated with this one!)
10. A Classic Treasury – Dr Seuss (cheated again – this contains five of his best!)
*Based on the bookshelf in my apartment (many of my other faves are packed up at my parents’ place!)
**Top 10 may or may not change on a weekly basis***
***Also wanted to include The Hunger Games, The Fault In Our Stars, Looking For Alibrandi, Diary of a Wombat, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, George’s Marvellous Medicine, Matilda, The BFG, Esio Trot, Fat Chance, Clifford The Big Red Dog… just to name a few.
Check back next week for another cracking Children’s or Young Adult author’s top 10 books.